Life Skills Mentor-Montrose


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Hilltop Montrose Regional Office540 S. 1st StreetMontrose, CO 81401

About

Position is a member of the Hilltop Volunteer Program and in support of the Montrose Youth Services or Child & Family team. Volunter works under the supervision/direction of the Robert A. Brown Center Program Coordinator or the Child & Family Program Coordinator, in conjunction with the Manager of Volunteer Services.

We have a great need for adults in our community to teach life skills to the youth in our programs. A few examples would be: crocheting, gardening, hiking, tire changing/mechanics, banking, etc.

Honest, dependable, organized, telephone and computer skills, abilty to interact with children, group facilitation, energetic, listening skills, ability to handle crisis, people skills and bi-lingual perferred.

Maintain client and family confidentiality.

Teaches a life skill (crocheting, knitting, games, fishing, baking) to youth, either by going to a one-time event, or setting up a schedule to go in once a month. Ensuring the safety and security of each client.

Providing feedback to on-duty staff about interactions with clients.

Open communication with other team members, reporting all concerns to supervisor.

Skills

  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Family Therapy

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies and is flexible.
  • Empathetic, non-judgmental, compassionate. Listening skills, ability to handle crisis

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